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I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my Thinkpad with intel HD 4600 graphics card When i tried to check additional driver it says no additional driver found. output of this command,

apt-cache policy xserver-xorg-video-intel* | grep Installed
 Installed: (none)
  Installed: (none)
  Installed: (none)
  Installed: (none)
  Installed: (none)
  Installed: (none)
  Installed: (none)
  Installed: (none)
  Installed: 2:2.99.910-0ubuntu1.6
  Installed: (none)
  Installed: (none)
  Installed: (none)

output of this command lshw -c video is
WARNING: you should run this program as super-user.
  *-display               
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 2
       bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
       version: 06
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
       resources: irq:46 memory:f0000000-f03fffff memory:e0000000-efffffff ioport:3000(size=64)

I dont want to overload my CPU. I want to use my laptop to play mid range game using steam. Do i need to install driver for graphics card using intel graphic installer? oibaf ? x-swat?I dont exactly know what is xorg or mesa utils and if it is neccesary.

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You do not need to install any drivers for this graphics adapter.

The driver is already installed in Ubuntu by default.

You can see that you have i915 kernel module and xserver-xorg-video-intel user space driver.

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